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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 27, 2020 10:42:23 PM

How are your students in analytical writing? How about reading a story and actually understanding the author's purpose and story elements? I couldn't help but share these second grade Brave …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesStory ElementsText AnalysisJanuary 2020Student Writing SamplesGrade 2VocabularyAuthor's Purpose

by Kylene Reed, on Jan 16, 2020 11:21:28 PM

We love Brave Irene and EW book cover lessons at our school! Want to join in with us on this lesson? Click the book cover templates below to download and …

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Topics:Narrative WritingFrameworks/Story PlanStory ElementsJanuary 2020Grade 2Literature ConnectionVocabularySentence VarietyAuthor's Purpose

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 20, 2019 8:22:52 PM

WOW! I never thought this lesson would turn out to be as much as it did, but I was amazed! Last week, my 6th grade students and I went to …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingStory ElementsText AnalysisLessons for SaleStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2Grade 6Sentence VarietyModelChartingExtension Lesson

by Kylene Reed, on Nov 20, 2019 7:06:04 PM

Look at these cute samples from our 2nd Graders!!! Such a fun lesson. If you haven't downloaded the November lesson of the month for grades 2-4, click here! …

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Topics:November 2019Narrative WritingEW Lesson of the MonthStory ElementsStudent Writing SamplesGrade 2ChartingExtension Lesson

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 14, 2019 10:23:58 PM

Don't miss out on this fall unit that is perfect to use in your grade 3-8 classrooms. The Nutty Squirrel unit focuses on students analyzing the narrative genre of writing …

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Topics:Kylene's FavoritesFallOctober 2019November 2019Story ElementsStudent Writing LessonsGrade 3Grade 4Grade 5Narrative – Literary Analysis TasksGrades 6-8AnnotateExtension TaskSummarizing

by Kylene Reed, on Oct 12, 2019 10:25:50 AM

This week, I got to spend a couple of days in Mrs. Elliott's fourth-grade reading class working on story elements. The new Narrative Grade Level guides from EW are amazing!! …

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Topics:Everyday WritingOctober 2019Narrative WritingStory ElementsText AnalysisStudent Writing LessonsGrade 4Narrative – Literary Analysis TasksSentence StartersGenreResponse to TextEvidence

by Kylene Reed, on Sep 30, 2019 7:45:53 PM

Our kindergarten class used the simplified narrative diamond to draw the beginning, middle, and end for the book Pumpkin Town. Starting to teach and model story pattern at a young …

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Topics:September 2019Story ElementsStudent Writing SamplesNarrativeGraphic OrganizersK-1 WritingStory Pattern

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